Skip to content

Staff Directory


Office of International Studies Abroad Staff Directory


DIRECTOR

Dr. Kira Espiritu 
619-260-4598; (kespiritu@sandiego.edu)

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Jessica Luchesi
619-260-4598; (jessicalu@sandiego.edu)

STUDY ABROAD ADVISORS

Derek Brendel
619-260-4598; (dbrendel@sandiego.edu)
*Incoming international student advisor
*Advisor for outgoing semester programs to: Spain, Latin America, Asia, Africa, Middle East, 
*Advisor for outgoing short-term programs to:  Argentina, Guatemala, Jamaica, South Africa, ThinkImpact (Africa)

Alison Droster
619-260-4598; (adroster@sandiego.edu)
*Advisor for outgoing semester programs to: Austria, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Portugal) 
*Advisor for outgoing short-term programs to: Turkey, Italy, Asia, France

Jennifer Miles
619-260-4598; (miles@sandiego.edu)
*Advisor for outgoing semester programs to: Australia, New Zealand, England, Scotland, Ireland, Semester at Sea, SEA Semester
*Advisor for outgoing short-term programs to: England, Sundance Film Festival


SCHOLARSHIP ADVISOR

Kelli Bagley
619-260-4598; (kbagley@sandiego.edu)
*Advisor for students interested in applying for outside scholarships